Spinal cord injury is the damage caused to the spinal cord that results in functional changes either temporary or permanent. Depending on the severity of spinal cord injury symptoms vary widely which includes loss of sensation, loss of muscle function termed as complete injury. Incomplete injury includes few of the nervous signals are able to travel across the injured area of spinal cord. Symptoms can vary from numbness to paralysis. Spinal cord injuries are caused by physical trauma such as falls, sports injuries, accidents, can also result from infection, insufficient blood flow (ischemic), tumors. Spinal cord injuries are categorized into primary injuries where cell death occurs immediately and biochemical cascade triggers are generated and secondary injuries are followed by inflammation, swelling, ischemic cascade, neurotransmitter imbalances.
Related Journals of Spinal cord injury
Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine , Spinal Cord , Journal of Neurotrauma, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases, Neurovascular Diseases, Neurovascular Imaging, Neurovascular & Neurodegenerative Diseases , Neurovascular surgery, The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Current Neurovascular Research, Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Injury Rehabilitation.